Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Huge crowds in Tahrir Square mark revolution anniversary

Egypt Huge crowds in Tahrir Square mark revolution anniversary Masses in Cairo and other cities demand end to military rule An Eyewitness Report Yesterday, 25th January, marked the first anniversary of start of the revolutionary movement of the masses in Egypt, which eventually led to the fall of the dictator Hosni Mubarak. Yesterday, millions of Egyptians again took to the

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A year of revolution and counter-revolution

Egypt A year of revolution and counter-revolution As economic crisis worsens, new class conflicts loom David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) Follwing his recent visit to Cairo to discuss with activists and workers struggling against the rule of the military junta, David Johnson gives a balance sheet of the revolutionary events in Egypt in 2011 and looks at

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WIDESPREAD DISAPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS LABOUR SUSPENDS STRIKE

WIDESPREAD DISAPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS LABOUR SUSPENDS STRIKE Joint Action Front, Lagos, 16 January Struggle forces Jonathan back a bit, but could have won far more with a more resolute leadership We Condemn Repression by Police and Army! By Peluola Adewale Monday, January 16, saw the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress call off the general strike which had

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WIDESPREAD DISAPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS LABOUR SUSPENDS STRIKE

WIDESPREAD DISAPOINTMENT AND ANGER AS LABOUR SUSPENDS STRIKE Struggle forces Jonathan back a bit, but could have won far more with a more resolute leadership We Condemn Repression by Police and Army! By Peluola Adewale The Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have called off the strike which paralyzed activities in the country during the last one week. The

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DAY 3 OF INDEFINITE STRIKE

DAY 3 OF INDEFINITE STRIKE Millions out in Mass Actions across the Country Jonathan’s Government isolated – time for a workers’ and poor people’s government By DSM Reporters On Wednesday, January 11, the day three of the indefinite strike and mass protest declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), all over the country millions

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Nigeria: Day One of Indefinite Strike:

Nigeria: Day One of Indefinite Strike: Total shut down across the Country as the Working Class Shows it Owns Society By DSM reporters On Monday 9th January, tens of thousands of Nigerians marched through the streets of Lagos in demonstration against the removal of fuel subsidy by the Nigerian government. As a result of this policy, petroleum price has shot

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Nigeria solidarity: Hundreds protest at London embassy

Nigeria solidarity: Hundreds protest at London embassy Diaspora fuel subsidy protests Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) reporters Hundreds of Nigerians gathered outside the Nigeria House Embassy in central London on Friday 6 January. They did so to join with their brothers and sisters who, in their country of origin, have moved into struggle against the removal of the

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BOKO HARAM’S CONTINUING BOMBINGS: Working Masses Must Unite against Descent into Anarchy

BOKO HARAM’S CONTINUING BOMBINGS: Working Masses Must Unite against Descent into Anarchy On the sidelines of the renewed mass struggle against President Jonathan’s government New year day announcement of the popularly-hated neo-liberal policy of removal of fuel subsidy/fuel price hike, the dreaded Islamist fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram has continued its dastardly attacks in the North East of Nigeria. The statement

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INDEFINITE STRIKE: Struggle until Victory

INDEFINITE STRIKE: Struggle until Victory Form Action Committees In Workplaces, Communities And Campuses Demand The Public Ownership Of The Oil Sector Under Democratic Control And Management Of Workers And Consumers End The Rule Of The Thieving Elite For A Workers’ And Poor Peoples’ Government The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) welcomes the decision of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade

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CURRENT FUEL PRICE HIKE:

CURRENT FUEL PRICE HIKE: Socialist Democracy special fuel hike edition, January 2012 Labour Must Adopt Strategy and Tactics That will Ensure Total Victory The declaration of “indefinite strikes, mass rallies and street protests” by both NLC and TUC leaders, against the so-called fuel subsidy withdrawal by the government, which had instantly hiked the price of a litre of petrol from

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Socialist Democracy Special Edition January 2012

Socialist Democracy Special Edition January 2012 CURRENT FUEL PRICE HIKE: Labour Must Adopt Strategy and Tactics That will Ensure Total Victory The declaration of “indefinite strikes, mass rallies and street protests” by both NLC and TUC leaders, against the so-called fuel subsidy withdrawal by the government, which had instantly hiked the price of a litre of petrol from N65.00 to

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DSM REJECTS FUEL PRICE HIKE AND OTHER NEO-LIBERAL POLICIES

DSM REJECTS FUEL PRICE HIKE AND OTHER NEO-LIBERAL POLICIES All Out From January 9 No rotten compromises! Labour should spearhead protracted and democratically controlled mass actions to reverse the fuel price hike! Break the thieving ruling class’s power. For a workers’ and poor people’s government! DSM leaflet text. Available here in PDF format. The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), a pro-worker

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FUEL PRICE HIKE

FUEL PRICE HIKE AS JAF KICK STARTS RESISTANCE, …….LABOUR SHOULD DECLARE TWO-DAYS OF MASS ACTIONS INCLUDING STRIKES AND MASS PROTESTS By DSM Reporters Although the Joint Action Front (JAF) had previously fixed January 3 for mass action to kick-start opposition to fuel subsidy removal in Lagos, the mass of Lagosians themselves showed their rejection of this latest anti-poor policy by